Former Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champions Matt Neal, Jason Plato, Andrew Jordan, Robb Gravett and Tim Harvey have all signed up to take part in the Gerry Marshall Trophy race as part of this month's 73rd Goodwood Members Meeting.
Two days of testing ahead of the start of the new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season have taken place at Thruxton in Hampshire, with many of the top teams taking the rare opportunity to test at the country's fastest circuit.
Jason Plato admits he's hungry to win another Championship title after joining Team BMR alongside Colin Turkington for the 2015 season.
MG confirmed this week that it plans to return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in 2015 with the MG6 GT and continue the successful partnership with Triple Eight Race Engineering that saw MG lift the manufacturer’s championship in 2014.
However the marque will do it with two new drivers after Sam Tordoff signed for West Surrey Racing, and two-time former champion Jason Plato also moving to another team.
Jason Plato has produced the goods yet again in a quite breath taking qualifying session at Brands Hatch.
Jason Plato scored two impressive Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship victories at Silverstone earlier today (28 September), ensuring there will be a title showdown at Brands Hatch in two weeks’ time.
The works MGs of Sam Tordoff and Jason PLato set the fastes t times in the second free practice session at Silverstone.
But championship leader Colin Turkington, who could secure his second BTCC title tomorrow, was not far behind in third place, ahead of Aron Smith, Mat Jackson and Jack Goff.